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Make Node.js Package. Become Famous.

Node.js has given JavaScript a new resurgence as a server-side language. No longer just for image rollovers and AJAX, JS is now available as a platform for creating lightning-fast, lightweight, networked applications. In this session, we will move beyond Node’s base web servers and Twitter applications, and into module development: those small, reusable components that are the foundation for every business application on every platform. Learn how to create a module within Node.js, how to test your module and validate functionality, and how to get your creation distributed into the wild. With this knowledge, you can make the next great Node package and become famous.

Jay Harris
Jay is a code wrangler, software consultant, and president of Arana Software. He has been developing on the web for over 15 years, since the Blink tag lured him away from Visual Basic 3 in 1995. Despite maturing past the blink tag and animated lava lamps, he never lost his love of JavaScript, and is glad that the language is getting some well-deserved love.

Originally from Rochester, New York, he and his wife, Amy, have lived in Michigan since 2003. They like Michigan, but still consider themselves tourists, and probably always will.

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  • Brian G.

    Great job, Jay! Thanks for coming out and teaching us about Node.js packages.

    1 · May 17, 2013

  • Greg M.

    Jay Harris is among the best presenters in the area and his talk was well received among our members.

    May 16, 2013

  • Mike B

    Good presentation, very informative. Jay did a really good job covering all the necessary bits of setting up and publishing a Node Module

    2 · May 16, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Very good!

    1 · May 15, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Does anyone have any recommendations for cheap parking in the area?

    May 15, 2013

    • Mike W.

      Parking on the street is free after 6pm. Also there is a bank just east of 5th street, on the south side of the road, that has free parking after 6pm.

      May 15, 2013

    • Brian G.

      Other than the free options, there are two ramps at 4th/Washington and 4th/William which is something like $1.25/hr.

      May 15, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Dang, I hate to miss this.

    May 15, 2013

  • Alec P.

    Just what I've been looking for!

    May 14, 2013

  • Chris R.

    Yes. I'm going

    May 7, 2013

  • surratta

    can't do wednesdays.

    April 23, 2013

    • Greg M.

      We'll see you in June when our normal meetings take place on the second monday. Thanks for the feedback!

      April 23, 2013

  • Richard Alexander G.

    Out of town

    April 10, 2013

  • Greg M.

    I caught this presentation at another event and I think Jay's well designed presentation offers value to members at all levels. If you are a beginner, please join us, I think you'll find value. :)

    April 7, 2013

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